Collects worm-like malware in a non-native environment
'mwcollect' collects worm-like malware in a non-native environment. The first versions collected binaries for botnet monitoring, and bots are still what it is mostly collecting. Some people consider it a next generation honeypot; however, that comparison often leads to the misunderstanding that computers running mwcollect can actually be infected with the malware, which is not the case.
released on 7 July 2005
This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 7 January 2008.
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